At 10:10PM, the Asian Institute of Tourism Student Council (AIT SC) announced the postponement of the elections for AIT SC EdRes Councilor and the screening for the Ways and Means Councilor, citing “procedural reasons and validation of candidates’ eligibility.” Sources have notified Salimbay that the “procedural reasons” stem from failure to send a memo to … Continue reading
After the Asian Institute of Tourism (AIT) administration revealed its plans to revise the current undergraduate curriculum to the students, the AIT Student Council (AITSC) conducted a survey to ask current AIT students about their opinion on the revisions. The result of the survey was presented and discussed during the 2nd AIT General Assembly. The AITSC … Continue reading
Last November 4, 2012, Tuesday, the Asian Institute of Tourism (AIT) had its second college general assembly at the AIT student lounge.
Today, I thought mostly about Christmas. It is after all, the favorite holiday of Filipinos. During class, I made mental notes of who I was going to give gifts to. During lunch, my friends and I drew lots for Kris Kringle and planned this years’ Christmas party. After class, I dropped by a bazaar to … Continue reading
With the start of December, the Christmas spirit is slowly being felt all around the University of the Philippines Diliman (UPD) campus. Beyond the stunning set-up of lights and stars in Quezon Hall and the anticipation for the coming Christmas break, is the palpable excitement of the students and administration for the annual UPD Lantern … Continue reading
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) announced on Wednesday, November 28, that the Philippine government has decided not to stamp its visas on China’s new electronic passport.
The first of the Serious Talks Series presented by the Asian Institute of Tourism Student Council (AIT SC) was held on November 22,2012 at the AIT Seminar Room, with the title “Theory versus Practice: Towards the Future of the Tourism Industry.”
With the start of enrollment season for the second semester of academic year 2012-2013, I recall the past enrollments in my four years at UP Diliman and how much I have been through. Now, even my family members are familiar with the little battle that I embark on each time enrollment season comes around.
Today, President Benigno Aquino III will give his State of the Nation Address (SONA). In line with this, we here at Salimbay would also like to give a review of the Aquino administration’s tourism-related work. Let’s start with the airline industry. Pocket open skies policy In 2010, the administration implemented a 1995 Executive Order (EO … Continue reading
Last July 18, 2012 the Aquino Administration revealed its Php 37.1 billion budget for state universities and colleges (SUCs) for 2013.